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Libya coast guard rescues nearly 300 migrants at sea

Related Articles TRIPOLI: Libya’s coast guard has rescued nearly 300 migrants including dozens of women and children from unseaworthy boats as they tried to reach Europe, a navy official said Wednesday.The 299 migrants, who included 40 women and 19 children, ...

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Rare sighting of humpback whale off Dubai coast

A highly-endangered female humpback whale and a small calf have been sighted one kilometre off the coast of Dubai. The sighting is the first confirmed live record of the species for the Arabian Gulf waters of the UAE, according to ...

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At least four killed in plane crash in Ivory Coast

ABIDJAN (Reuters) – At least four people were killed on Saturday when a propeller-engine cargo plane crashed into the sea near the international airport in Ivory Coast’s main city Abidjan, a Reuters witness said. Firefighters and rescue divers removed two ...

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Cargo plane crashes into sea off Ivory Coast in heavy rain

Cargo plane crashes into sea off Ivory Coast in heavy rain

An aircraft has crashed into the sea off Ivory Coast, shortly after taking off from the international airport of the main city Abidjan, with reports of several dead or injured people. It was a cargo plane carrying freight for the ...

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Tunisia rescues 140 migrants off its coast

TUNIS/THESSALONIKI: The Tunisian navy rescued 98 Tunisians fleeing to Europe when their boat started to sink off Kerkenah on the southeast coast late on Saturday, the national guard said.Separately, the army said it had arrested 43 illegal migrants rescued from ...

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North Korea says rockets to U.S. 'inevitable' as U.S. bombers fly off North Korean coast

UNITED NATIONS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – North Korea said on Saturday firing its rockets at the U.S. mainland was “inevitable” after U.S. President Donald Trump called Pyongyang’s leader “rocket man”, in a further escalation of rhetoric between the two countries over the ...

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Hurricane Maria: US East Coast warned to monitor storm

Hurricane Maria: US East Coast warned to monitor storm

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U.S. bombers, fighters, stage show of force off North Korean coast

WASHINGTON/UNITED NATIONS/SEOUL (Reuters) – U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers escorted by fighter jets flew in international airspace over waters east of North Korea on Saturday, in a show of force the Pentagon said demonstrated the range of military options ...

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4 dead, 20 missing as migrant boat sinks off Turkey’s Black Sea coast: reports

4 dead, 20 missing as migrant boat sinks off Turkey’s Black Sea coast: reports

ISTANBUL: Four people drowned and up to 20 were missing on Friday after a fishing boat carrying migrants sunk off Turkey’s Black Sea coast, reports said.Thirty-eight migrants were rescued but search and rescue efforts are in progress to find 15-20 ...

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Migrant crisis: Dozens feared drowned off Libya coast

At least 50 migrants are feared drowned after their boat ran out of fuel and capsized off the Libyan coast. The dinghy, which had been carrying at least 100 people, had set off from Libya’s western city of Sabratha last ...

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